Who ate all the sausages? World’s fattest Dachshund put on drastic diet after weighing in at five and a half stone

Who ate all the sausages World”s fattest Dachshund put on drastic diet after weighing in at five and a half stone Obie, aged five, is double the size of an average sausage dog – normally just a little over two stone. The world”s fattest sausage dog weighing a staggering five and a half stone has been put on a drastic diet to try and get him back into shape.

Pets were being “killed with kindness” by their owner because they’re too fat to walk

The sausage (roll) dog: Pet that”s too fat to walk rescued from owners who were “killing it with kindness”Dachsunds were taken in by animal charity when elderly owner was no longer able to take care of them. This porky pair of pedigree bums have been placed on a strict diet after becoming so podgy their rolls of fat touched the ground when they tried to walk.

Red meat early death study: Eating it regularly "increases risk of death from heart disease"

Eating red meat regularly 'dramatically increases the risk of death from heart disease' | UPDATED: 08:26 GMT, 13 March 2012 Two rashers of bacon a day raises the odds of dying from heart disease and cancer by 20 per cent, a study has claimed.

Sausage and cancer: Pancreatic cancer warning over processed meat

A sausage a day could lead to cancer: Pancreatic cancer warning over processed meat Eating one sausage a day or two rashers of bacon raises the risk of pancreatic cancer by a fifth, according to research. Scientists have found that even relatively small amounts of processed meat increase the chance of developing this deadly illness

I thought I was pregnant but my "bump" was a melon-sized TUMOUR

I thought I was pregnant but my 'bump' was a melon-sized TUMOUR Kayleigh Terry now hopes to start a family after recovering from having a melon-sized cancerous tumour A secretary who thought she was pregnant with her first child after piling on the pounds was terrified to discover she actually had cancer. Kayleigh Terry, 21, had also been suffering from pains and fatigue but was bemused when a pregnancy test came back negative.

Choose wisely this Christmas and count the calories in your festive treats

Count the calories in your festive treats It”s the nibbles that do for our waistlines at Christmas. To help you choose wisely, nutritionist Angela Dowden gives her verdicts on snacks in terms of calories. OLIVES Six calories, 0.6g fat per olive Olives satisfy a savoury craving with very little waistline impact – an average black olive has only around six calories